Web Visual Designer

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #46824 |
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Onward Search has an excited opportunity for a Web/Visual Designer with an SF based advertising agency. As a Web/Visual Designer you will use modern design thinking approaches such as user journey mapping, persona development, card sorting, etc. to create world class end to end user experiences. You are passionate about design thinking approaches and recognize that great user experiences are more than the sum of their parts.

This is a 1 month long contract opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks off ASAP!


  • Designing and managing the broader user experience for the client’s new website
  • Exploration and development of user journey for key personas and experiences across digital channels
  • Conduct user journey working sessions to uncover hidden requirements and support intuitive designs that work
  • Conduct usability tests to gather feedback on prototypes
  • Creating original design concepts and ideas
  • Leading improvement of the information and interaction architecture
  • Ensuring end to end consistency of experience
  • Manage launch of client’s new site


  • 3+ years of user experience design in tech or a leading design agency
  • Instinctively understand what makes a design intuitive
  • Have an eye for spotting issues with information architecture, hierarchy and interaction designs
  • Collaborate well with other designers in their creation of high fidelity mockups and visual designs based off of wireframes you have designed and created
  • Enjoy working with stakeholders to define the feature set and wireframes, and working with the engineering team on implementation
  • A self-starter who is internally motivated to produce high-quality work
  • An effective communicator in describing vision to other designers, product managers and stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate design rationale and build consensus
  • Work well in a fast paced environment
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and upper level management
  • Establish, champion and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems
  • Must know how to design in WordPress, SquareSpace, Wix, etc.
  • Expert knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience in responsive design and knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript is a plus!
  • Acute attention to detail including pixel perfect layouts


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

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